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German embassy in Kenya has lauded the National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) for her engagement in the country’s socio-political agenda.
Speaking at Jumuia Place Nairobi during her courtesy call to NCCK’s General Secretary Reverend Canon Peter Karanja, German Ambassador to Kenya Her Excellency Mrs Jutta Frasch urged the Council not to relent in its efforts, especially when the country is approaching next year’s general election.
Ambassador Frasch reiterated that it is the shared responsibility of Kenya’s government, the opposition, and the people of Kenya to ensure a free, fair and peaceful peaceful election in 2017. As partner and friend, Germany is committed to supporting Kenya in this critical election. The Ambassador who was appointed to the Kenyan office late last year, also spoke of her experience so far and the embassy’s resolve to make an impact on many fronts, i.a. vocational training and youth employment.
Canon Karanja appraised his guest on the NCCK’s history spanning over 100 years and her contribution in Kenya particularly the recent mediation efforts over IEBC reforms. He appreciated the long standing relationship between the German Embassy and the Council. The two leaders discussed a wide range of issues especially the country’s preparedness for next year’s elections and explored areas of mutual cooperation between relevant institutions.
Present during the meeting were Canon Karanja’s deputy Dr. Nelson Makanda, Susie Ibutu (Programmes Director) Joseph Ng’etich (Senior Programmes Officer in charge of Governance). The ambassador was accompanied by Mr. Alexander Puk, the Embassy’s new Political Counsellor for Kenya.